Race date: Thursday, Nov 4
Track: The Black Track, 7/8 mile high-banked oval, Jackson, WI
Race distance: 500 laps
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2021 (Feb) race winner: Mike Lack (No. 9 Super High Intensity Team Dallara-Honda)
2021 (Feb) Firestone P1 Award winner: Mike Lack (No. 9 Super High Intensity Team Dallara-Honda)
Lap record: Dean Strom 1.295 seconds – 2020, Mike Lack 1.295 seconds, 2021 (Feb)
Qualifying record: Dean Strom 5.226 seconds – 2020, Mike Lack 5.226 seconds, 2021 (Feb)
Race record (400 laps): John Wiedemann 12 minutes 7 seconds – 2019
(500 laps): Mike Lack 16 minutes 08 seconds – 2021 (Feb)
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At-track schedule (all times local):
6:00 – Gates open
6:30 – Driver introductions
7:00 – Drivers meeting/ Chassis distribution
7:00 – IndySlotCar Series Practice
7:25 – Qualifying for the Firestone P1 Award (single car qualifying/ fastest four lap total)
7:45 – Heat races
8:30 – Jackson 500
· The Jackson 500 moves to the fall portion of the schedule because the series will return to the track for March Madness.
· Mike Lack is coming off his record breaking 48th career victory and is the defending Jackson 500 race winner.
· John Wiedemann brings a streak of six straight finals in the Jackson 500, going back to the last two races of last season.
· After one quarter of the 2021-22 schedule, Dean Strom holds an 11 point lead in the Husarsbilt Cup championship over Wiedemann with Mike Lack three points back in third.
· STATS NOTES: Steve Rist’s second career Firestone P1 Award at Halloween Havoc moves him into a tie for 21st with Pete Dorn, Chris Spehert and Phil Marich. John Wiedemann’s heat win at Halloween Havoc is his 70th and equals the late Hall of Famer Larry Rotter in sixth place, Dean Strom moved to tenth with 54. Steve Rist made his 28th career start tying Joe Heitz for 29th and Brad Core equaled Alex Hayek and Lori St James with nine starts, good for 35th.
BLACK TRACK HISTORY (5 events, 2017 - Present)
Date Race Winner Event Name Track
1/19/2017 Ev Kamikawa Fat Tony 400 Black Track Version 1
1/18/2018 Dan Margetta Dan Gurney Memorial 400 Black Track Version 1
1/17/2019 John Wiedemann Jackson 400 Black Track Version 2
1/9/2020 Dan Margetta Jackson 500 Black Track Version 3
2/18/2021 Mike Lack Jackson 500 “ “ “ “
Multiple wins: Dan Margetta - 2